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Merrymeeting Adult Education



Our Classes

Singing Class

$90

with Randy Lindsey, MMA

Calendar Mar 25, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 10 weeks
It's almost spring and the birds will be singing! Will you? Come have fun with us singing familiar songs in 4-part harmony! We will address concepts such as accuracy of pitch, tone production, projection, and music terms. Sometimes we have students who have only sung in private and have found their voice, and others who have enjoyed discovering more about their own voice for singing in group settings. Come find your singing voice with our class. Young students are accepted, too, if an adult comes along. New students - $15 materials fee paid to instructor. No class April 15 and May 27.

Sort, Organize, and Edit All Those Images on Your Apple Devices

$30

with Jill Spencer

Calendar May 6, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Got 3,879 images in your photo app? Do really need them all? In this hands-on session, we will explore the different ways you can manage your photos on an Apple device, laptop, iPads, or iPhones. We’ll look at albums, face recognition, editing for a better image, sharing, and how to trash the pictures you would rather no one ever see. Bring your fully charged Apple device with you. No discounts.

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Spoon Carving, Beginner Session II

$70

with Ken Wise

Calendar Apr 24, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

In this 3-week hands-on workshop, you will design and carve your own spoon or spatula. We will explore local Maine hardwoods and learn to carve and shape with hand tools. No experience required. All tools and materials will be provided. Materials fee of $15 included in the price of the course.

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Stocking Your All Natural Medicine Kit

$30

with Cheri Murray

Calendar Apr 10, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Opening a typical medicine cabinet you may find Band-Aids, wound ointment, pain relievers, antihistamines – you get the picture. There is an alternatiave. Learn how to stock your medicine cabinet with more natural remedies to treat your burns, cuts, muscle soreness and colds. These remedies are derived from nature and not from Big Pharma. Cheri will bring Chinese salves, homeopathic remedies, essential oils, herbal tinctures and more and discuss their healing properties. These have been used for hundreds of years with proven success. You will leave with a better understanding of how to treat common ailments using natural products but it’s still a good idea to keep those Band-Aids handy! No discounts.

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Strategic Planning for Nonprofits
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Strategic Planning for Nonprofits

$40

with Mariah Cunningham-Knaus

Calendar Mar 27, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks
How does your nonprofit grow? Developing a strategic plan is the backbone document to executing your nonprofit's mission. This two-week workshop will deliver the basics of a strategic plan and will also provide time to review any existing strategic plan documents to assess their effectiveness. This workshop will be very hands on and tailored to your organization.
Tax Readiness for the Self-Employed
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Tax Readiness for the Self-Employed

Free

with New Ventures

Learn what you need to go through the tax return preparation process whether you use an online method, a tax preparer, or a free tax preparation service (for qualified individuals). Pre-registration required, no cost. Contact Jenn Dobransky at 386-1664 or jenn.dobransky@maine.edu.

The Many Ways of Texting with Your iPhone & iPad

$30

with Jill Spencer

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Messages, Messenger, WhatsApp are all different options for texting with family and friends. How do you use them? Why use one or the other? What about all those fancy special effects—how do they work? How do I make a personal emoji? Come play! Please bring your charged iPhone or iPad. No discounts.

This is Your Life: Creating Stories from Memories Session II

$85

with Pat Casey

Calendar May 8, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks
Have you begun writing a memoir? Or do you want to begin, but don’t know how to start? Whether you want to publish a book or preserve family stories and history, this course is for you. No matter what your writing experience, Pat Casey will help you get started, find inspiration, and save treasured memories in a form you will enjoy writing and reading over and over again. Please bring a laptop or notebook/pad and pen. Students must have computer access to compose and email their work.




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